The Carolina Hurricanes today find themselves in the nation’s capital for a visit with the division leading Washington Capitals. The Washington Capitals could secure a playoff appearance tonight, while our Hurricanes need points to keep hold of their wild card spot.
Puck drops at 7 PM on the Washington Capitals’ home feed of NBC Sports Washington. The My Teams app has your game stream if a TV isn’t readily available. I will recap for you.
|Shot Attempt %||49.9%||55.2%|
|Power Play||21.1% (10th)||16.5% (24th)|
|Penalty Kill||79.1% (24th)||81.7% (7th)|
Here’s how the Canes lined up last time:
Niederreiter – Aho – Williams
Svechnikov – Staal – Teravainen
Ferland – Wallmark – Martinook
Foegele – McKegg – McGinn
Slavin – Hamilton
Pesce – Faulk
de Haan – van Riemsdyk
And Washington’s beat report, Isabelle Khurshudyan, shares the Washington Capitals’ lines.
Caps expected lineup:
— Isabelle Khurshudyan (@ikhurshudyan) March 26, 2019
Remaining schedule, March 26 pic.twitter.com/zyZ2OZTyF7
— Micah Blake McCurdy (@IneffectiveMath) March 26, 2019
We’re in the final throes of the season. The Hurricanes will face the Washington Capitals again right after this — then the Washington Capitals will face down the Bolts. Meanwhile, the Canes have dates against the Lightning, Panthers, Habs, and Isles — all playoff teams save one.
Fran Belibi THREW DOWN in the 1st round of the dunk contest 😤 pic.twitter.com/2oFbFuOgTQ
— espnW (@espnW) March 26, 2019
Stanford commit Fran Belibi takes flight to win the McDonald’s All-American dunk contest 🙌
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) March 26, 2019
If we attempted any of those things we would probably break every bone in our bodies. Fun fact: she’s going to Stanford next year and wants to be a doctor. Maybe she could repair all our broken bones after we try some of these?
Headline photo: Grant Halverson
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